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Tyson Managers Suspended After Allegedly Betting If Workers Would Contract COVID

Tyson Managers Suspended After Allegedly Betting If Workers Would Contract COVID

Related Program: Related Program: Tyson Foods Inc., which says it produces of the beef, pork and chicken in the U.S., has suspended managers at an Iowa plant accused of participating in a betting pool on how many employees would become ill with COVID-19. President and CEO Dean Banks also announced on Thursday the company has launched an investigation led by former Attorney General Eric Holder into the allegations. The suspensions come one day after the family of a deceased employee filed a claiming "fraudulent misrepresentations, gross negligence, and incorrigible, willful and wanton...

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Michigan 5th Deadliest State For COVID-19 And 6th Highest Coronavirus Cases In U.S.

Michigan 5th Deadliest State For COVID-19 And 6th Highest Coronavirus Cases In U.S.

Michigan 5th Deadliest State For COVID-19 And 6th Highest Coronavirus Cases In U.S. : Coronavirus Updates A state report says cases are spiking across all ages, races and ethnicities. Meanwhile, "contact tracing is becoming overwhelmed ... and is at or near all-time lows."Over the past week several states have obliterated coronavirus infection records, surpassing the peak in the spring, including Michigan which now ranks sixth nationally in coronavirus cases and fifth for the number of COVID-19-related deaths, according to released on Wednesday. Sarah Lyon-Callo, director of the Bureau of...

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FDA Approves 1st At-Home Coronavirus Test

FDA Approves 1st At-Home Coronavirus Test

FDA Approves 1st At-Home Coronavirus Test : Coronavirus Updates The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is expected to provide results in 30 minutes or less. Its approval could help alleviate the strain on the nation's precarious coronavirus testing system.Updated at 3:20 a.m. ET The first COVID-19 diagnostic at-home self-test that provides rapid results has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Tuesday. The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is a molecular single-use test and is expected to cost $50 or less, the company said on its . "While COVID-19...

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Senate Blocks President Trump's Controversial Nominee To The Federal Reserve Board

Senate Blocks President Trump's Controversial Nominee To The Federal Reserve Board

Senate Blocks President Trump's Controversial Nominee To The Federal Reserve Board The 47-50 vote came as Sens. Mitt Romney and Susan Collins sided with Democratic senators to preserve a filibuster of Judy Shelton's confirmation. Two other Republicans missed the vote.Judy Shelton's nomination as a member of the Federal Reserve Board is stalled. The Senate failed to advance President Trump's controversial pick to the powerful central bank on Tuesday after Republicans Mitt Romney of Utah and Susan Collins of Maine joined the Senate's Democrats in blocking Shelton's appointment. The 47-50 vote...

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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Tests Positive For Coronavirus "With my case, I want to underscore the importance of Nevadans to stay at home as much as they possibly can at this time," Sisolak said, as cases continue to rise throughout the state.Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has tested positive for the coronavirus. The positive results came on Friday after a rapid coronavirus test in Carson City which is part of a regular protocol for the Democratic governor, he said in a . Sisolak said he is waiting on the results of a PCR test, which stands for polymerase chain reaction. He added that he'd tested...

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Indianapolis Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer Who Killed Dreasjon Reed

Indianapolis Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer Who Killed Dreasjon Reed

Indianapolis Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer Who Killed Dreasjon Reed Much of the incident that ended in the shooting was captured on Facebook Live by Reed. On Tuesday, a grand jury said there was not enough evidence to charge Officer Dejoure Mercer for the killing.An Indianapolis police officer who fatally shot a man after a high-speed car chase that was captured on Facebook Live will not face criminal charges. A grand jury on Tuesday declined to indict Dejoure Mercer who shot and killed on May 6. Mercer was one of several Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers,...

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Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks Former service members and families of those killed on active duty will have "free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect."Updated on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 9:53 p.m. ET As coronavirus cases again surge across the country, the outdoors remains a rare and safe refuge for Americans, particularly for those struggling with anxiety or depression due to the pandemic. On Wednesday, those hoping to reap the benefits of fresh air and the unseasonably warm weather in much of the country can explore...

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Oklahoma Ice Storm Leaves 300,000 Without Power

Oklahoma Ice Storm Leaves 300,000 Without Power

Oklahoma Ice Storm Leaves 300,000 Without Power The early season arrival of a mix of rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain and gusty winds, which first struck on Monday night, caught public utility companies unprepared for the massive power losses.An abnormally early but powerful ice storm has crippled large swaths of Oklahoma, causing and toppling thousands of trees.Lots of calls into 911 to report downed power lines. The best number for you to call to report such instances or outages is OG&E’s emergency line 405-272-9595 (inside the metro Oklahoma City area) or 800-522-6870 (outside the...

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Barron Trump Tested Positive For Coronavirus, But Now Negative

Barron Trump Tested Positive For Coronavirus, But Now Negative

Barron Trump Tested Positive For Coronavirus, But Now Negative : Coronavirus Live Updates First lady Melania Trump says she dreaded the diagnosis after she and the president got sick. "Luckily [Barron] is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms."Barron Trump, the 14-year-old son of President Trump and Melania Trump, tested positive for COVID-19, after initially testing negative. The First Lady made the announcement on Wednesday in a post called, on the White House website, adding it was one of her greatest fears as a parent. A wave of relief washed over her when the boy first appeared...

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Alabama Gov. Apologizes To Surviving '5th Girl' Of 1963 KKK Bombing

Alabama Gov. Apologizes To Surviving '5th Girl' Of 1963 KKK Bombing

Alabama Gov. Apologizes To Surviving '5th Girl' Of 1963 KKK Bombing : Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice "There should be no question that Ms. Collins Rudolph and the families of those who perished ... suffered an egregious injustice that has yielded untold pain and suffering over the ensuing decades."Sarah Collins Rudolph was 12 years old when the explosion of a bomb, planted by the Ku Klux Klan, ripped through the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963. Her sister and three other young girls were killed by the dynamite blast, and although she...

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Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID Diagnosis

Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID Diagnosis

Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID Diagnosis : Coronavirus Live Updates "Come enjoy the outdoor activities and the beautiful fall decorations," said First Lady Teresa Parson days after her diagnosis. The event is scheduled for Oct. 3, 4 days short of a 14-day quarantine.Just two days after announcing that they have , Republican Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa Parson, have reassured Missourians that they still plan to host their annual fall festival next month. "WE WILL BE PROCEEDING WITH THIS EVENT," the first lady in all caps on Twitter. "Come enjoy the...

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Missouri Governor And Wife Test Positive For The Coronavirus

Missouri Governor And Wife Test Positive For The Coronavirus

Missouri Governor And Wife Test Positive For The Coronavirus : Coronavirus Live Updates The governor, who has a spotty track record of wearing face coverings, said he and the first lady "are both fine." He added he is not showing any symptoms.Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, whose mask-wearing habits have been publicly inconsistent and who has declined to issue a statewide mandate for face coverings, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Republican governor's wife, Teresa Parson, has also tested positive. In a brief video , Mike Parson said he is awaiting a second test to confirm the...

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St. Louis Prosecutor Charges White Couple With Threatening Protesters With Guns

St. Louis Prosecutor Charges White Couple With Threatening Protesters With Guns

Now Playing:Mark and Patricia McCloskey of St. Louis who brandished firearms outside their home were charged on Monday with unlawful use of a weapon, a class E felony.St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images, Laurie SkrivanThe white husband and wife who menaced Black Lives Matter protesters by brandishing guns as the demonstrators marched through the couple’s wealthy St. Louis community are facing felony charges.Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner announced her office filed charges against Mark and Patricia McCloskey on Monday for unlawful use of a weapon. It is a class E felony. “It is...

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Gov. Greg Abbott Says New Refugees Won't Be Allowed To Settle In Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott Says New Refugees Won't Be Allowed To Settle In Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday that his state will not accept new refugees this year, making Texas the first state to reject resettlements under a new rule from President Trump. Trump signed an executive order in September, saying that states and municipalities must give written consent before refugees can be resettled. "Texas has carried more than its share in assisting the refugee resettlement process," Abbott, a Republican, said in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday. "Since FY2010, more refugees have been received in Texas than in any other state. In fact, over...

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Facebook Removed Nearly 3.4 Billion Fake Accounts In 6 Months

Facebook Removed Nearly 3.4 Billion Fake Accounts In 6 Months

Fake Facebook Account Removal Doubled Since October, New Report Says Nearly all the phony accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and a boost in human monitoring. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said breaking up the company would make purging abusive accounts harder.Facebook says it removed 3.39 billion from October to March. That's twice the number of fraudulent accounts deleted in the previous six-month period. In the company's latest , released Thursday, Facebook said nearly all of the fake accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and more human monitoring. They also attributed the...

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